Gospel Am­bas­sa­dors to re­pre­sent dis­trict

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The Gospel Am­bas­sa­dors. ABERDEEN — The Gospel Am­bas­sa­dors from Aberdeen en­te­red its first choir com­pe­ti­ti­on in Oc­to­ber, and ha­ve been re­war­ded with the chan­ce to re­pre­sent the Sa­rah Baart­man Dis­trict Mu­ni­ci­pa­li­ty in East Lon­don this co­ming wee­kend.

The choir took part in the Im­vu­sel­e­lo Gospel De­ve­lop­ment Ex­tra­va­gan­za Ta­lent Se­arch round held in Aberdeen and we­re se­lected, al­ong with the Si­ne­li­zo Gospel Group, to com­pe­te in the fi­nals of the com­pe­ti­ti­on. The win­ning choir will re­cei­ve R10 000 cash, as well as a three-y­e­ar re­cor­ding de­al worth R90 000!

The Gospel Am­bas­sa­dors choir was foun­ded in 2009, and the­re are cur­rent­ly ni­ne mem­bers, from dif­fe­rent chur­ches, ran­ging in age from 21 to 51. C­hai­r­per­son of the choir is lo­cal te­a­cher Chris­to Fra­zen­burg, and a­mongst the di­ver­se group of mem­bers are a se­cu­ri­ty guard, se­cre­ta­ry, sto­re ma­na­ger, mo­tor me­cha­nic, a re­ti­red po­li­ce­man, and so­me who are u­nem­ploy­ed at pre­sent.

They are of­ten as­ked to sing at lo­cal wed­dings and fu­ne­rals, and to da­te, the furt­hest a­field that they ha­ve per­for­med was Ge­or­ge w­hen they joi­ned ot­her groups in a Gospel con­cert in 2011.

They on­ly sing Gospel, and al­ways per­form a cap­pel­la- u­nac­com­pa­nied.

The good wis­hes of Aberdeen will be with Chris­to Fra­zen­burg, De­rick Eras­mus, Wil­lie May, Ar­len Jan­tjies, Den­zil Ten­te­ni, T­he­op­ho­lis Ti­man, E­du­an Fra­zen­burg, S­ha­ne Klaas­en and S­hu­ma­li­an La­mont as they sing their he­arts out in East Lon­don on Sa­tur­day e­ve­ning.

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